Countering Sign Vandalism with Public Service Advertising
In a study compiled for the Transportation Research Board in 1983 by Chadda and Carter (1), it was noted that about $50 million is being spent annually in the United States by state departments of transportation to replace stolen and vandalized highway signs. In addition, the indirect costs incurred by state governments for injury and tort liability in accidents that result from missing and vandalized highway signs are estimated to be of about the same magnitude.
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